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  • 1421: The Year China Discovered America?

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Gavin Menzies, an amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever -- that Chinese admirals discovered…  » more info

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  • 9 to 5 No Longer

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    A demographic change is affecting all Americans wherever they work and live: the rise of the flexible workforce. The global economy, increasing numbers of two-income families and the need for businesses…  » more info

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  • A Desert Sea.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    The story of Utah's ever-changing Great Salt Lake is told in the nature documentary A Desert Sea. Naturalist and novelist Terry Tempest Williams hosts and narrates the program, which looks at the pristine…  » more info

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  • Africans in America

    • 9-12

    Examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia, the British colonies lay the groundwork for a system of racial…  » more info

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  • Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Explore the lives of visual artists who made the Harlem Renaissance one of the 20th century's richest artistic moments. Archival footage, newsreels, and photographs recall the influential force of exhibitions,…  » more info

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  • A Home of Her Own: The Beehive and Lion Houses.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    A Home of Her Own: The Beehive and Lion Houses is the story of America's most dramatic and controversial 19th century family, the family of Brigham Young. It is a story of two homes in one and of the…  » more info

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  • A Lynching in Marion.

    • 9-12

    It was a hot summer evening in 1930 in Marion, IN, when James Cameron and two friends robbed a white couple. News of this robbery and other real and alleged crimes spread. Subsequently, Cameron's two…  » more info

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  • A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    Explore the mind-boggling construction of the Panama Canal through historic film footage, rare archival photographs and insightful narration from author David McCullough. Get an unprecedented look at…  » more info

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  • A Matter of Principle: Polygamy in the Mountain West.

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    A Matter of Principle: Polygamy in the Mountain West examines the lifestyles and beliefs of practitioners of plural marriage. Traveling from Utah to Arizona to Montana, the documentary traces the historical…  » more info

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  • America Beyond the Color Line

    • 6-8
    • 9-12

    One hundred years ago, the celebrated African-American intellectual, W.E.B. DuBois, famously identified the problem of the 20th century as "the problem of the color line." America has come a long way…  » more info

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